109,557 to vote in Special Voting exercise today

At least 109,557 persons are expected to vote in Special Voting exercise being conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

The Special voting exercise is arranged for persons who will be engaged on December 7th, the main date for 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

Personnel expected to vote in this Special Voting exercise include members of the security services, journalists and staff of the Electoral Commission.

The exercise will be undertaken in selected polling stations across all 275 constituencies countrywide.

Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa, told the media on Monday, November 30, 2020, that all was set for Tuesday’s early polls as necessary logistics have been deployed in sufficient quantities.

“The special voting exercise will take place at selected locations in all 275 constituencies on the 1st of December 2020. All is set for the special voting. Our officers have been recruited and trained and stand in readiness to deliver a free, seamless, peaceful and orderly process. All materials have been distributed in sufficient quantities and this included the COVID-19 materials, stringent COVID-19 protocols will be put in place and observed. The Biometric Verification Devices have been prepared and deployed.”

The exercise will begin from 0700hours and close at 1700 hours.

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